Pele Biography

Pele, is almost universally regarded as the greatest player in the history of football. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento in the Minas Gerais region of Brazil, Pele emerged on to the international stage at the 1958 World Cup, at the age of just 17. He went on to win three winners medals in football's most important tournament. Pele remains Brazil's record goal scorer and netted more than 1,000 goals in all during his career. Today he is a businessman and global ambassador for what he once called "the beautiful game". He was awarded the title Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Pele
Full Name:
Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Nationality:
Brazil
Profession:
Actor, Football player, Film Producer
Date of Birth:
October 23, 1940 (81)
Astrological Sign:
Marriages
  • 1994-04-30
    Soccer great Pele (53) weds psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos (36)
Pele Timeline
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